Glow in the Dark Cardio Kickboxing
Join us for our second Glow in the Dark Fitness event of the year! Wear your favorite neon and gear up for Cardio Kickboxing in the dark. The class will take place on October 14 from 9:00pm - 10pm in MP5/The Beacon Room. All Glow in the Dark Fitness classes are free for students and staff with an active U-Card.
Haunted House and Pool Party
Come one, come all to our first Haunted House and Pool Party! Wear your scariest costume, and bring a swimsuit for family swim and play time! We will have many activities, including: a haunted maze, face painting, a bob-for-apples station, pumpkin decorating, and apple cider. Prizes include $5 off coupons, which will be handed out randomly throughout the evening to best dressed! This event will take place Friday, October 30th, from 5pm-7pm in the St. Paul Gymnasium. We hope to see you there! Registration Information: $15 includes a pumpkin (must be registered by October 26). For this option, register here using the barcode 6359 $7 does not include a pumpkin (but, you are welcome to bring your own pumpkin and use our materials for decoration). For this option, register here using the barcode 6367
Backpacking the Grand Canyon
Experience one of the most amazing backpacking trips of your life. The size and challenge of the Grand Canyon will provide you with breathtaking scenery that can’t be found anywhere else. We will spend 4 days and 4 nights hiking from the rim of the canyon to the waters of the mighty Colorado river, over 5,000 feet below the rim, and back up again. This 25 mile backpacking trip is strenuous. Prior backpacking experience is not required, but excellent physical condition is required. Trip cost does not include roundtrip airfare to Phoenix. Ground transportation, permits and backpacking equipment is included. Trip Dates: November 23-29 (Monday-Sunday) Mandatory pre-trip meeting Sunday, November 1 (COA Office, 7pm) Limit 9. Cost $475 students / $575 general $200 deposit due upon registration Register Here To view a full list of trips and clinics, visit the Outdoor Recreation page
Safety and Self Defense Workshops
The University is providing several free self-defense/personal safety workshops for students, faculty and staff. They will be taught by Mary Brandl, instructor and consultant with Minneapolis Community Crime Prevention/SAFE Program, University of Minnesota Physical Education Department. Mary is also a 4th Degree Black Belt and has worked extensively with many crime victims services. All classes will be held from 5-7 p.m. To reserve a space in any of these workshops email firstname.lastname@example.org. Thursday, Oct. 15, Recreation and Wellness Center (RecWell), Beacon Room Wednesday, Nov. 4, RecWell, Beacon Room Wednesday, Nov. 18, RecWell, Beacon Room Thursday, Dec. 3, St. Paul Student Center Ballroom You do not need to be a University Recreation and Wellness member in order to participate in the workshops.
St. Paul Pool
Fall Climbing/Bouldering Hours
For information about group events or private instruction, please contact Bryan Karban, Climbing and Trips Coordinator at email@example.com or 612-626-4822.
**The climbing wall is available for Family Day and general climbing during this time.